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Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion
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Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion

The deal would help Wal-Mart better compete with Amazon.com and other online retailers.
Wal-Mart in Talks to Buy Online Retailer Jet.com
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Wal-Mart in Talks to Buy Online Retailer Jet.com

It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion.
Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day
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Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day

This is also part of Wal-Mart's broader strategy to strengthen its e-commerce business at a time when its online sales growth is slowing.
With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
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With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days

The company had announced a slew of programs, including online grocery pick up and a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver groceries as it looks to boost online sales.
Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival
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Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival

The deal will see the U.S. grocery giant swap its Yihaodian platform for a 5 percent stake in JD.com Inc., worth about $1.5 billion by the firm's latest market value.
Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
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Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales
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Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales

Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.
Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft
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Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft

The world's largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.
Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages
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Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages

'We are very pleased with the traffic increases, and I think that goes along with what we are seeing with customer experience scores that continue to improve,' CFO says.
Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions
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Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions

Banks and payment network operators are favoring the use of chip cards verified by signatures
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores
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Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores

The retail giant wants to put smiling faces back at its entrances to curb theft and boost sales.
Lydia Belanger
Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart
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Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart

Implemented last year, the measure had increased the tax for on-island companies with more than $2.75 billion in revenues that buy goods from off-island 'related parties' to 6.5 percent from 2 percent.
Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese
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Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese

A New York man is accusing the retail giant of deceptive business practices after the company's '100% Grated Parmesan Cheese' is found to contain almost 10 percent of a filler derived from wood chips.
Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case
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Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case

The plaintiff claimed that Wal-Mart used her loss of a pharmacy key as a pretext for firing her in November 2012, when she was 47, after more than 13 years at the retailer.